Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for electrical and electronics engineering technicians in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electrical and electronics engineering technicians among California areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,390
25th Percentile Wage
$49,240
50th Percentile Wage
$64,740
75th Percentile Wage
$80,780
90th Percentile Wage
$100,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics engineering technicians in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,390.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.98
25th Percentile Wage
$23.67
50th Percentile Wage
$31.13
75th Percentile Wage
$38.84
90th Percentile Wage
$48.41

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electrical and electronics engineering technicians in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.41. The median hourly salary is $31.13. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.98.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of electrical and electronics engineering technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201664,740-0.74%6.44%
201565,2202.76%-
201463,4202.43%-
201361,8802.12%-
201260,570--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical and electronics engineering technicians in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical and electronics engineering technicians in state of California ranges from $50,830 to $89,120. The highest paying area for electrical and electronics engineering technicians in California is Salinas with a median annual salary of $89,120. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Vallejo-Fairfield (mean annual salary $87,570). The lowest paying area is Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Salinas
$89,120
Vallejo-Fairfield
$87,570
Bakersfield-Delano
$80,110
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$78,150
Stockton
$77,890
Fresno
$74,250
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$70,870
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$68,330
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$67,180
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$66,810
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$66,200
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$64,110
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$64,050
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$63,900
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$63,800
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$62,970
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$62,970
Modesto
$60,730
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$60,590
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$59,730
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$59,440
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$58,390
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$56,390
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$50,830


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